Shad Thames?

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Monday 24 August 2009 10.42pm
Does anyone have any old pics (up to the 80's) of Shad Thames?
Tuesday 25 August 2009 11.26am
this website here is pretty cool: www.southwarkcollections.org.uk/

you will obviously need to search for 'Shad Thames'.

There are lots of other photos on the site and it is a great site to spend half an hour looking through. (The best one was the EVA - European Visual Archive - project which digitised and published on line thousands upon thousands of pictures but that has been mothballed in the UK now).

Are you specifically looking for Shad Thames (i.e. the road going up to the river and which adjoins Queen Elizabeth Street) or Shad Thames as a whole? I have some pics at home but none specifically of Shad Thames? If you let me know what you want, if I have something like that I could scan and e-mail to you.
Tuesday 25 August 2009 8.13pm
These two came up on another thread:

Shad Thames

Butlers Wharf
Wednesday 26 August 2009 12.38pm
hey thanks so much gavin and exigo!

they are brilliant. its such a fascinating part of SE1 real rags to super riches stuff
Thursday 27 August 2009 12.41pm
Kenneth wrote:
Does anyone have any old pics (up to the 80's) of Shad Thames?

Not (very) old pix, but a friend has some up at http://albums.phanfare.com/8071836/3678074_4012116#imageID=64888687

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=45259 has some illustrations in and around the area.

Some references to Horsleydown:

http://www.cryerfamilyhistory.btinternet.co.uk/location-horsleydown.htm

The Thrale Brewery, with some illustrations

http://www.thrale.com/history/english/hester_and_henry/brewery/index.php

I recall some early photos etc., as part of the exhibitions at the Cumming Musuem in the Walworth Road.


It's worth also searching the National Monuments Records Centre at English Heritage. A search on the National Archives suggests that there's quite a lot held:

Buildings of England, London: Docklands BF108492 1997

These documents are held at English Heritage National Monuments Record

1 File
136 Print - photographic
7 Print - photographic

Conditions of access: Public

Conditions of copying: Copyright: Crown Copyright. National Monuments Record

Contents:
Colour or black and white: Black and white;Colour
Photographer: Derek Kendall
Address/Location: Docklands, Greater London
Monument type: Statue; Wharf; Seamen's mission; Presbyterian chapel; Pumping station; School; Roman catholic church; Church; Hydraulic accumulator tower; Dock workers cottage; Road tunnel portal; Road; Dock; Quay; Footbridge; Flats; Crescent; Custom house; Warehouse; Bridge; Police station; Villa; Office; Apartment; Sports centre; Railway station; Public house
Thursday 27 August 2009 1.21pm
and just noticed on the SE1 news - Last chance to see Lost Southwark exhibition at Cuming Museum

.... until Saturday 29 August. The museum is open Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; admission is free

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/4064
Friday 28 August 2009 11.24am
Butlers Wharf before redevelopment...

Butlers Wharf Photos
Friday 28 August 2009 11.55am
A pic of Jamaica Wharf before our tenure started. Sorry about the reflection :)

Saturday 29 August 2009 12.11pm
Nothing that 5 minutes in Photoshop can't sort out:

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